Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
101. Life
LIFE, believe, is not a dream
So dark as sages say;
Charlotte Brontë poet by Charlotte Brontë
on 1/1/2000
102. Sonnet 43 - How do I love thee? Let me count the ways
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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
on 1/1/2000
103. Alone And Drinking Under The Moon
Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
Li Po poet by Li Po
on 1/1/2000
104. Echo
Come to me in the silence of the night;
Come in the speaking silence of a dream;
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet by Christina Georgina Rossetti
on 1/1/2000
105. "The Dreams of My Heart"
The dreams of my heart and my mind pass,
Nothing stays with me long,
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/1/2000
106. The Passionate Shepherd to his Love
Come live with me and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove
Christopher Marlowe poet by Christopher Marlowe
on 1/1/2000
107. Sea Fever
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
John Masefield poet by John Masefield
on 1/1/2000
108. Silver
Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
Walter de la Mare poet by Walter de la Mare
on 1/1/2000
109. Barbie Doll
This girlchild was born as usual
and presented dolls that did pee-pee
Marge Piercy poet by Marge Piercy
on 1/1/2000
110. My Papa's Waltz
The whiskey on your breath
Could make a small boy dizzy;
Theodore Roethke poet by Theodore Roethke
on 1/1/2000
111. Those Winter Sundays
Sundays too my father got up early
And put his clothes on in the blueback cold,
Robert Hayden poet by Robert Hayden
on 1/1/2000
112. Have A Nice Day
'Help, help, ' said a man. 'I'm drowning.'
'Hang on, ' said a man from the shore.
Spike Milligan poet by Spike Milligan
on 1/1/2000
113. Chocolate Cake
I love chocolate cake.
And when I was a boy
Michael Rosen poet by Michael Rosen
on 1/1/2000
114. I Am in Need of Music
I am in need of music that would flow
Over my fretful, feeling fingertips,
Elizabeth Bishop poet by Elizabeth Bishop
on 1/1/2000
115. Friendship
I think awhile of Love, and while I think,
Love is to me a world,
Henry David Thoreau poet by Henry David Thoreau
on 1/1/2000
116. Introduction To Poetry
The neighbors' dog will not stop barking.
He is barking the same high, rhythmic bark
Billy Collins poet by Billy Collins
on 1/1/2000
117. The Cremation Of Sam McGee
There are strange things done in the midnight sun
By the men who moil for gold;
Robert William Service poet by Robert William Service
on 1/1/2000
118. The Mother
Abortions will not let you forget.
You remember the children you got that you did not get,
Gwendolyn Brooks poet by Gwendolyn Brooks
on 1/1/2000
119. Ulysses
It little profits that an idle king,
By this still hearth, among these barren crags,
Alfred Lord Tennyson poet by Alfred Lord Tennyson
on 1/1/2000
120. Clouds and Waves
Mother, the folk who live up in the clouds call out to me-
"We play from the time we wake till the day ends.
Rabindranath Tagore poet by Rabindranath Tagore
on 1/1/2000
121. The Rose that Grew from Concrete
Did you hear about the rose that grew
from a crack in the concrete?
Tupac Shakur poet by Tupac Shakur
on 1/1/2000
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